orbital

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Probably from Latin orbitalis. Equivalent to orbit +‎ -al.

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orbital (comparative more orbital, superlative most orbital)

  1. Of or relating to an orbit.
  2. (anatomy) Of or relating to the eye socket (eyehole).
  3. (roads, railways) passing around the outside of a certain area.
    The M25 is an orbital motorway around London.
    • 2019 October 23, Rail, pages 22, 23:
      The rail orbital routes outside of the M25 and South Coast are challenging. The corridors aren't particularly reliable, and in some places they don't exist. [...] But the reliability and journey times, particularly on the orbital routes: one train an hour from Gatwick Airport to Reading? Surely we can do better than that?

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orbital (plural orbitals)

  1. (physics) A specification of the energy and probability density of an electron at any point in an atom or molecule.
  2. An orbital motorway.

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orbital (masculine and feminine plural orbitals)

  1. orbital (of or relating to an orbit)

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From orbite +‎ -al.

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orbital (feminine singular orbitale, masculine plural orbitaux, feminine plural orbitales)

  1. orbital

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Galician[edit]

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orbital m or f (plural orbitais)

  1. orbital

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German[edit]

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  • IPA(key): /ɔʁbɪˈtaːl/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -aːl

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orbital (not comparable)

  1. orbital

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orbital m or f (plural orbitais, comparable)

  1. (astrophysics) orbital (of or relating to an orbit)
  2. (anatomy) orbital (of or relating to the eye socket)

Spanish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /orbiˈtal/, [orβiˈt̪al]

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orbital (plural orbitales)

  1. orbital (of or relating to an orbit)
    Synonym: orbitario
  2. (anatomy) orbital (of or relating to the eye socket)
    Synonym: orbitario

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orbital m (plural orbitales)

  1. (chemistry) orbital

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